CFPB Symposium: Behavioral Economics
Featuring remarks from CFPB Director Kathleen Kraninger and Deputy Director Brian Johnson as well as testimony from academic and policy experts on the topics of: (1) the methodological foundations of behavioral economics and (2) behavioral law and economics and consumer financial protection.
We held a symposium on methodological foundations of behavioral economics and behavioral law and economics and consumer financial protection. The hearing featured remarks from Director Kathleen Kraninger and Deputy Director Brian Johnson, as well as testimony from legal and academic experts.
Read panelists' written statements:
- David Gal
- Brigitte Madrian
- Michael Baye
- John Lynch
- Gregory Elliehausen
- Janis Pappalardo
- Josh Wright
- Joshua Wright
See event remarks:
Background: the first symposium in this series took place on June 25, 2019 and provided a public forum for the Bureau and the public to hear various perspectives from academic experts and practitioners on the meaning of abusive acts or practices under Section 1031 of the Dodd-Frank Act.